Bank of Japan makes policy board appointment

JAPAN - Shin Nakahara has been appointed to the policy board of the Bank of Japan. He succeeds Susumu Taketomi whose term has ended. Nakahara was deputy president of Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi.

Newly appointed Bank of Japan Policy Board member Shin Nakahara said on 18 June it was difficult to gauge the impact of the BOJ's quantitative easing policy, but added that the central bank had not run out of policy options.

"In terms of confirming the impact, it has been very difficult," Nakahara, 63, tol